Betula platyphylla

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Betula platyphylla
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Betula
Subgenus: Betula subg. Betula
B. platyphylla
Binomial name
Betula platyphylla

Betula platyphylla, the Asian white birch[1] or Japanese white birch,[2] is a tree species in the family Betulaceae.[1][3] It can be found in subarctic and temperate Asia in Japan, China, Korea, Mongolia, and Russian Far East and Siberia. It can grow to be 30 m (98 ft) tall.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Betula platyphylla Sukaczev". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Japanese white birch". SelectTree. San Luis Obispo: Cal Poly State University. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  3. ^ a b Pei-chun Li & Alexei K. Skvortsov. "Betula platyphylla Sukaczev, Trav. Mus. Bot. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Petersbourg. 8: 220. 1911". Flora of China. Retrieved 24 September 2021.

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